11 Child Stars From Iconic Films: Where Are They Now?
A select few Hollywood actors made their debut on the big screen at a very young age. They made waves in the film industry for their adorable looks, quirky personas and roles in family dynamics that made us laugh, cry and fawn at all the right moments. We grew up with them and whether they pursued acting as they grew up or not, taking a moment to remember some of the greatest child actors is definitely quite the trip down memory lane. Follow along to see the transition from then to now of 12 young stars who had roles in iconic films:
11. Abigail Breslin – Little Miss Sunshine
In one of her first feature film roles, ten-year old Abigail Breslin was nominated for an Oscar for her performance in 2006’s critically acclaimed Little Miss Sunshine. It’s been an incredible ten years since Breslin took to the big screen where she played an aspiring pageant queen that stole the hearts of moviegoers everywhere. Since then, Breslin has had roles in an extensive list of films since including Definitely, Maybe (2008), New Year’s Eve (2011) and Screen Queens (2015). She is now 21-years old.
10. Thomas Brodie Sangster – Love Actually
No one can forget the adorable redhead who chased his love interest at the airport terminal in Love Actually! Sam followed his hopeless romantic side thanks to the thoughtful advice from his father in one of the sweetest father-son duos to hit the cinema screens. The star was propelled into stardom at the young age of twelve after this role and later went on to star in Game of Thrones (2014), The Maze Runner (2014) and Nanny McPhee (2005). He is now 27 years old.